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UMass students express concern over transition to remote learning

UMass students express concern over transition to remote learning

Rebecca Duffy, Campus News Editor

March 13, 2020

With the coronavirus spreading at an alarming rate, universities across the U.S. are moving to remote learning. On March 11, UMass Amherst announced that students must remain off-campus for two weeks after spring break. UMass students share their thoughts on how the transition will affect their learning and spread of the virus.

Men’s Lacrosse Highlights: UMass survives scare against LIU

Men’s Lacrosse Highlights: UMass survives scare against LIU

Lucas Alvarez, Sports Co-editor

March 11, 2020

The Minutemen pulled away from the Sharks behind a 6-1 fourth quarter.

Ask UMass — Blarney

Ask UMass  — Blarney

Rebecca Duffy, Campus News Editor

March 6, 2020

Every year, thousands of UMass Amherst students celebrate St. Patrick's Day on the first Saturday in March- also called Blarney. In this episode, students discuss how their spending Blarney weekend and their thoughts on Meek Mill performing at the Mullins Live! concert.

Women’s Highlights: UMass gets big win over St. Bonaventure and advances to Quarterfinals

Women’s Highlights: UMass gets big win over St. Bonaventure and advances to Quarterfinals

Michael Araujo, Reporter

March 5, 2020

The Minutewomen dominated the first half and quickly jumped out to a 20 point lead early on in the game

Men’s Lacrosse Highlights: UMass’s offensive attack overwhelms Albany

Men’s Lacrosse Highlights: UMass’s offensive attack overwhelms Albany

Lucas Alvarez, Sports Co-editor

March 5, 2020

The Minutemen scored a season high 17 goals and were able to pull away from the Great Danes in the fourth quarter

Wire News Weekly – 3.1.20

Wire News Weekly – 3.1.20

Rebecca Duffy, Campus News Editor

March 2, 2020

In this episode of Wire News Weekly, Rebecca Duffy talks about Bernie Sanders hosting a rally in Springfield, Rapper Meek Mill being chosen to headline Mullins Live! and more. Plus, Nicole Biagioni shares Amherst's weather forecast for the week.

Women’s Highlights: UMass finishes the regular season with a win against Rhode Island

Women’s Highlights: UMass finishes the regular season with a win against Rhode Island

Michael Araujo, Reporter

March 1, 2020

Hailey Leidel and Vashnie Perry were recognized by the program on senior day and combined for 32 points.

Basketball Highlights: UMass keeps win streak alive against VCU

Basketball Highlights: UMass keeps win streak alive against VCU

Alex Province, Contributor

February 27, 2020

This win gives the Minutemen their best A-10 conference record since the 2014-15 season

Meet Alec – the UMPD officer with four legs

Meet Alec – the UMPD officer with four legs

Nicole Biagioni, Reporter

February 26, 2020

UMass Police Department's newest officer loves to sniff out danger. Alec, a 22-month-old black lab, is a new K-9 officer at UMPD who searches for explosives and other harmful materials. Nicole Biagioni speaks with Alec's handler, Officer Gerald Perkins, about what a day is like for Alec when he is on the job.

Women’s Basketball: UMass tops Davidson in a night of career-highs and broken records

Women’s Basketball: UMass tops Davidson in a night of career-highs and broken records

Michael Araujo, Contributor

February 23, 2020

The Minutewomen improved to 17-10 on the year, and surpassed their overall win total from last season

Men’s Lacrosse Highlights: Harvard spoils UMass’s home opener

Lucas Alvarez, Sports Co-editor

February 23, 2020

The Minutemen rallied from a 6-1 deficit but couldn't complete the comeback

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